IGT Buys Double Down in Massive Social Gaming Deal

Maria Deutscher | January 13th

International Game Technology (IGT) has acquired Double Down Interactive, a creator of social games that’s most commonly known for the DoubleDown Casino title. The Facebook-based app was one of the top four games on...»

Splunk’s Big Data IPO “Imminent,” Insiders Say

Maria Deutscher | January 13th

Splunk, a maker of machine data aggregation and analysis software for the enterprise, is going public. Citing anonymous “people similar with the matter,  Bloomberg reported that Splunk hired Morgan Stanley to lead an...»

MakerBot ‘Replicator’ 3D Printer at CES 2012 Can Make Anything (In Two Colors)

Kyt Dotson | January 13th

Earlier this week at the Consumer Electronics Show—and unfortunately not a Star Trek convention—3D printer manufacturer, MakerBot, unveiled its newest amazing product dubbed the “MakerBot Replicator.” With two versions capable of making objects about...»

This Week in Cloud: Storage, PaaS and Smart TVs

Maria Deutscher | January 13th

This week has been particularly interesting thanks to a handful of very notable updates from all across the industry. The first news flash came from Dell’s direction, which launched its first dedupe offering powered by...»

Evolution of Agile: From Development Teams to the Whole Organization

Klint Finley | January 13th

Forrester has a new report titled Navigate The Future Of Agile And Lean. It looks at the progress from the early days of the agile methodology as a tool improving development team productivity to its current...»

Fusion-io Hires New Product Development Head

Maria Deutscher | January 13th

Storage startup Fusion-io hired IT veteran Woody Hutsell as its new director of product management. Hutsell comes to Fusion-io from data storage firm Vion, where he served as an application acceleration practice director and an...»

iPhone 4S China Launch Stirs Angry Mob of Apple Fans

Mellisa Tolentino | January 13th

Apple is well known for creating so much hype in their products that people go ballistic. Apple fans even go to the extremes of falling in-line for 12 hours or more just so they could

Users Split over Facebook “Listen With” Feature

Mellisa Tolentino | January 13th

Last year Facebook kicked up their offerings up a few notches, especially after Google+ launched.  It’s not like they’re just about to watch someone else take the spotlight away from them, like they did to...»

VMware Co-founder Joins Google’s Board

Maria Deutscher | January 13th

Diane Greene, who helped co-founding virtualization giant VMware in 1998 and served as the company’s CEO for the next decade, has joined Google’s board of directors. Greene has been selected to fill the...»

Ultrabooks are a Rising Trend, but Where’s Consumer Interest?

Saroj Kar | January 13th

If 2011 was the year of smartphones, driven by iPhone and new Android devices, and tablets, which have revolutionized the market, 2012 will be the “years of the Ultrabooks.” In addition to the smartphone market,...»